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  • Description

    Part of issue THE YOUNG IDEA.

    Location of events unknown.

    Dramatised sequence (probably filmed in Pathe Studios London): a scruffy boy sits on kerb carving bit of wood. A policemen enters and they have a conversation. The policemen leads the boy off.

    M/S of neon sign reading "Police and Citizens' Boys' Club". M/S of boys sitting around tables in large room, some play board games, one plays the piano. Policeman leads scruffy boy into room, all the other boys stare at him. M/S of boys reading in a library. Various shots of boys doing gymnastics. M/S of older boys wrestling. Various shots of boys boxing. We see boxing match between two small boys (one is black). Another little boy is the referee: we see him shouting commentary to crowd.

    M/S of crowd of boys cheering, superimposed is image of boy flexing his muscles, image dissolves into same boy dressed as soldier - suggesting Boys' Clubs produce good soldiers.

    Note: soundtrack is missing.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1944
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    50477
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1572.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:33:00 / 01:42:38:00
    Canister:
    NSP 433
    Sort Number:
    NSP 433
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WorkSpaces
    PCYC
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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